Statement of Sen. Angara on possible supplemental budget for COVID-19 and reaction to the extension of ECQ
On the possibility of passing a supplemental budget for COVID-19:
If a supplemental budget is needed I'm sure both houses of Congress will hear and pass that to authorize the President and the Executive branch to spend more or to realign from existing budgetary items. This is to meet the challenges posed by the virus which were unknown when we passed the 2020 budget and we acknowledge that the President may need some flexibility to react to future contingencies.
On the extension of the ECQ for another 15 days: